Facebook removes 155 Chinese accounts actively interfering in U.S. politics

• Chinese accounts posted material supporting U.S. President Donald Trump, and pro-Left materialFacebook has removed a number of Chinese accounts on the platform that are oddly active in Philippines and U.S. politics, reports Joe Menn at Reuters today.
Facebook says it suspended 155 accounts on its main platform along with six Instagram accounts.

The most widely followed accounts and pages were in the Philippines, where they shared content supporting China’s actions in the contested South China Sea and national leader Rodrigo Duterte.
The U.S. accounts had fewer followers and posted content fueling both sides of the American election ……

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